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Walnut Avenue Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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SALADS
Your Choice Of Balsamic Vinaigrette, Creamy Feta, Orange Citrus, Thai Peanut, Honey Dijon Or Fat Free Italian Dressing
9.85
Shrimp, Tomato & Red Onion Caesar
crisp romaine, with spicy shrimp red onions and caesar dressing.
8.95
Curried Chicken Salad
all natural chicken breast with raisins and walnuts.
8.95
Our Caesar Salad
chicken caesar salad with a tender grilled chicken breast.
10.75
Ahi Tuna Salad
grilled ahi tuna served rare with fresh mixed greens.
7.75
Caesar Salad
anchovies on request.
8.95
Teriyaki Chicken Salad
a large garden salad with a grilled sliced teriyaki chicken breast.
6.95
Large Garden Salad
with fresh mixed greens, tomato, cheese, carrots, mushrooms, onions & olives.
3.85
Small Salad
BURGERS
1/3 Lb. All Natural Fresh Black Angus Ground Beef, Lettuce, Tomato, Onions And Mayonnaise On An Onion, Wheat Or French Roll. Served With Tortilla Chips, Salad, Potato Salad Or Cole Slaw $8.95, Turkey Or Veggie Burger Add $0.25
Southwest Burger
green chile & pepper jack cheese.
Pesto & Cheese Burger
basil & garlic galore with jack cheese.
Bleu Cheese Burger
with melted bleu cheese. gooey and good!
Monterey Burger
grilled onions, red & green bell peppers, and feta cheese.
Mushroom Cheese Burger
fresh sauteed mushrooms, onions & jack cheese
Bacon & Cheese Burger
two slices of bacon and melted cheddar cheese.
California Burger
fresh avocado, onions & peppers with jack cheese.
7.65
Basic Burger
jack, cheddar, swiss or pepper jack cheese add .85 veggie or turkey burgers add 25.
SANDWICHES
Your Choice Of French, Onion Or Wheat Roll. Served With Tortilla Chips, Salad, Potato Salad Or Cole Slaw.
8.85
Portobello & Pepper Jack
port0bello mushroom, pepper jack cheese with grilled peppers.
8.95
Curried Chicken & Walnut
all natural chicken breast with raisins and walnuts.
8.95
Ham, Peppers & Swiss
ham, grilled red & green peppers with swiss cheese.
9.85
Cafe Cristo
turkey, ham and swiss on extra thick egg battered bread, cranberry sauce with powdered sugar.
8.95
Southwest Chicken
grilled chicken breast, green chile & jalapeno jack cheese.
8.95
Pesto Chicken
grilled breast of chicken with garlic-basil pesto & jack cheese.
8.95
Grilled Chicken Cheese Steak
grilled chicken breast, onions & peppers with pepper jack cheese.
8.75
Cesar Wrap
grilled chicken or shrimp with cesar salad wrapped in a sun-dried tomato tortilla
8.95
Hectors Shrimp Melt
shrimp, tomato and grilled peppers with pepper jack cheese on a french roll
8.95
Mediterranean Chicken
grilled chicken breast, tomatogarlic pesto, olives with feta cheese.
DAILY PASTA SPECIALS
Every Day We Offer A Different Pasta Special. Ask Your Server For Todays Special
Daily Pasta Specials
SIDE ORDERS
4.85
Ham
3.95
Sausage Of The Day
2.95
Bacon
3.95
Sliced Pork Loin
1.95
Tortillas
1.85
Bagel & Butter
1.75
English Muffin
1.35
One Egg
1.95
Two Eggs
1.85
Toast
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews brunch home fries eggs benedict huevos mexicanos french toast blackened mahi potato salad black beans sandwiches burger bread worth the wait great breakfast place hollandaise sauce service was great long wait great coffee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in Santa Cruz hungry for lunch. Found walnut Avenue Cafe. Setting was casual. Menu was diner-like.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank marien882
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the finest breakfast places I have ever eaten. I had eggs Benedict around the world, including Australia. This place makes it the best. Quality ingredients, great coffee, perfect service.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Tugrul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Eggs Benedict, this place is a MUST. I have traveled through a big part of America and Canada, before that i didn't know eggs benedict even exist. I quickly got obsessed about them (such a delicious dish) and i made a commitment...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nomadikbutterfly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food I ordered was good. I didn't order the pancakes as the were 9 grain pancakes and the kids would not have eaten them. country fries were good. I got the Turkey Avo scramble. Friendly service.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank pegweb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a warm and welcoming cafe that worked great for Sunday breakfast or brunch while I was in town. The food is good the service is excellent. If you are looking for a solid breakfast, this is a good bet.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Noelle C
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

A recommendation from TA and a travel book so off we went. Three sandwiches later and we were once again full. I had a Mediterranean chicken breast sandwich with feta and pesto, now when they said chicken breads I thought that would be slices from...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 869VictoriaE
Reviewed July 2, 2019

The food is always fresh and of high Quality. Breakfast is their specialty, but they also serve lunch. The wait can be long on weekends.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Wesley S
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

We have gone to the Walnut Ave Cafe at breakfast for years because most people can find something delicious to suit them. Vegetarian, meat eaters, specialty diets are covered..I had a delicious veggie scramble the last time. I would recommend trying this place

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ginger c
Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Four of us came here at 11:30 am . Two had lunch and 2 had breakfast. Great burger, very tasty with fresh toppings and side salad. Turkey avocado sandwich was delicious. I had french toast with bananas which tasted like dessert yum yum. Omelette looked...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Karebear123
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Get the French Toast! You won't regret it! So yummy! A cute little place that is worth the wait. Very attentive staff. Great location. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
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No Reservations, arrive early and get on the list. A table would be more comfortable.
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